20-Jun-2012 Nest #8 in Carova

Two days, 15 hours… and we’re still on a streak! June 19th, we started and ended the day with a nest! 9:25 PM, before KC even had a chance for dessert, Currituck dispatch called with the report of a turtle crawling out of the ocean to nest.  Two summers...

19-Jun-2012 Nest #7 Pine Island

Two days in a row and we’re on a streak! This morning ATV rider John called in with the report of a crawl in Corolla near Pine Island.  His description made us pretty confident that there was a nest site so the Nesting Response Team was called to the scene. The...

18-Jun-2012 Nest #6 in Duck

“Barbara has nest! Not a false crawl but an actual nest,”  Charlotte could hardly contain herself when the call came in from the hotline.  Two weeks in a row Barbara has had a nest! The Nesting Response Team was called out and in minutes, the beach was...

Fitzy Relaxes and Eats

6/16/12 CC-ALR-12-06-06-01 Upon my arrival Fitzy was sleeping on the bottom of the tank with minimal water. The water is lowered at night so she can rest on the bottom of the tank and breath without lifting her head. If she could dive, she would probably rest at night...

17-June-2012 False Crawl in Carova

Another morning, another false crawl.  This time the turtle came made an appearance in the 4WD area of Carova.  She came up about 2/3 up the beach, looped around in three different areas, and went back to sea.